What They Say
“At Mon Avenir TI, we asked ourselves if the curriculum met the needs of companies and if we would employ the graduates of 42 Québec. The answers were unanimous!”
Louis-André Marceau – General Manager, Mon Avenir TI
“42 Québec has a very playful approach that will attract a lot of talent.”
Alexandra Medeiros Lima – IT Coordinator, Promutuel Assurance
“42 Québec will be providing the students who will go through its training with a unique work method and a thinking capacity that will be different from other training.”
Marie B. Deschamps – Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications, LGS, an IBM Company
“I think 42 Québec will bring cohorts of experts with diversified profiles to the job market through the career reorientation aspect of the training.”
Jimmy Duchesne – Director, Center of Excellence and Innovation, Korem
“The 42 training program allows students to develop their curiosity and initiative as they will be confronted with numerous projects.”
Benjamin Descamps – Lead Programmer, Beenox
“We believe that 42 Québec will bring us a wealth of talent that will help us create value for the company.”
Corina Chartrand – Vice-President of Human Resources, Petal
Commission des partenaires du marché du travail
This project is made possible thanks to the financial support of Emploi-Québec’s Fonds de développement et de reconnaissance des compétences de la main-d’œuvre.
The Commission des partenaires du marché du travail is a national consultative body that brings together representatives of employers, the workforce, the educational community, community organizations and government agencies, all concerned with improving the functioning of the labour market.
This project is made possible thanks to the financial support of Québec City’s Entrepreneurial Vision Québec 2023.
Focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, growth, financing and support, the Québec Entrepreneurial Vision 2023 aims to make Québec City the entrepreneurial capital of the country. It brings together programs and financial assistance measures to help businesses grow. The Vision receives more than $75.8 million in funding from the Québec government. The City of Québec, the Secrétariat à la Capitale-Nationale and Québec International act as leading partners in the dissemination of the Vision. To learn more.
Since 2016, Desjardins has set up a $ 250 million fund to invest in communities to support projects that have the potential to transform our society by 2024. The GoodSpark Fund supports projects that meet the priorities of the communities, such as employment, economic vitality, education, and the environment. To date, more than 400 projects have been supported through this fund, including the 42 Quebec project.
About Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth in the world, with assets of $ 359.9 billion. It is among the top 100 employers in Canada according to the ranking established by Mediacorp. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, individuals, and businesses, its full range of products and services is offered through its vast network of service points, its virtual platforms, and its subsidiaries across Canada. One of the strongest banking institutions in the world according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has some of the best capital ratio and credit ratings in the industry.
Driven by strong demand for its products aimed at improving the efficiency of the healthcare system, Petal is experiencing strong growth. The size of the IT team has doubled in recent months and several positions are still to be filled. This partnership allows them to get involved with students and introduce them to the health sector.
GFT is leading the digital transformation of the world’s largest companies in the finance and insurance sectors, as well as in manufacturing. In 2019, the company created no less than 80 jobs in Québec City, most of them in IT development. With innovation as a common value, GFT and 42 Québec are pleased to collaborate in the development of future talent.
iA Financial Group
Even though it is one of the largest public companies in the country, iA Financial Group does not fail to get involved in local initiatives, including 42 Québec. With the security of their customers at the heart of their concerns, IT resources play an important role in the company and must demonstrate a great capacity to adapt to meet the needs of a constantly evolving industry.
LGS, an IBM Company
A local company of international stature propelled by the power of IBM’s intellectual capital, LGS has provided cutting-edge support in the information technology sector for more than 40 years. Bringing together more than 1,000 employees under different expertise, the LGS team is most enthusiastic about sharing its know-how with students from 42 Quebec, who constitute the next generation of tomorrow.
Mon Avenir TI
Thanks to a network of actors making significant use of IT, Mon Avenir TI will certainly be an important vector between Québec City students and the region’s businesses. Learn more about this organization that has been involved in the digital community since 2012.
Libéo unlocks the full digital potential of businesses by creating custom software and applications with exceptional lifetimes.
Our unique approach based on co-creation, free technologies and proven methodologies allows the implementation of solutions focused on your business challenges and your users.
Our dedicated team is made up of more than 75 digital enthusiasts for whom taking up challenges is a real motivation on a daily basis.
Born in the St-Roch district in 2000, Beenox is today a world-class video game development studio. It is their vision of teamwork and excellence that has allowed them to fill their game catalogue so well. The company recognizes the value of its employees and takes good care of them. Like 42 Québec, Beenox values collaboration and we are very happy to count them among our partners!
Proud of 170 years of history, the values of cooperation and solidarity that led to its creation are still well anchored within Promutuel Assurance. Since its beginnings, it has been dedicated to insurance, which has enabled it to develop highly specialized and high-performance products. Also very involved in the community, we are proud that Promutuel Assurance has chosen to get involved in 42 Québec.
Ubisoft is recognized internationally, but the Québec City franchise stands out in particular. Having acquired solid expertise in the development of AAA games, the studio now assumes leadership on several projects. With the launch of Ubisoft Education two years ago, the company has demonstrated a willingness to get involved in the development of new talent. By collaborating with 42 Québec, they are reinforcing this contribution to the IT field.
Since 1993, Korem‘s geospatial experts have been working to provide solutions that will help companies make informed decisions. This little-known industry, which is present in everyone’s daily life, is making inroads in a multitude of fields, including public security, natural resources, insurance and finance. Thanks to Korem’s collaboration, 42 Québec students will have the opportunity to learn about this very nested but borderless field.
Since 1990, De Marque has been developing solutions and expertise to distribute and promote digital content, like ebooks, audiobooks and educational resources. From bookstores to public libraries to classrooms, we connect creators to people across the world so culture can thrive everywhere.
Evident provides advanced solutions that help make the world safer and healthier. Committed to developing new technologies and providing world-class customer service, our responsibility goes beyond manufacturing products: we are pioneers. For more information, visit www.evidentscientific.com
Snipcart is an e-commerce solution. This shopping cart is easy to add to any website. The platform is designed by developers for developers and offers a flexible and easy-to-use HTML/JS-based shopping cart solution. Snipcart is a small and growing team of “geeks” from Quebec City. The company is committed to the developer community and supports the next generation. This partnership with 42 Quebec allows Snipcart to directly support local emerging talent and enrich their academic career.
Amadis provides state-of-the-art software editing and development solutions for a global ecosystem of merchants, partners, payment device manufacturers, and service providers.
Amadis provides an industry-leading range of payment processing options using custom and commercially available technology, independent of hardware or geography, ensuring compatibility is at the forefront of the edit and design process for their clients.
For 20 years now, Groupe Mach has been building real estate projects that have a structuring, sustainable and significant impact. When we announced the installation of our premises in one of their buildings, the company wanted to support 42 Québec by offering leasehold improvements that would provide students with an optimal learning environment.
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